Some ID supporters agree with universal common descent, but many ID supporters argue against the idea that all life shares a common ancestor.
What ID denies is that every feature of nature is the product of natural forces all the way down. This commitment is necessarily shared by Catholics.
The evidence from science is clear, but with the discussion of philosophical questions, the necessity of a Creator becomes overwhelming.
The world — indeed, the universe — is charged with grandeur. Everything speaks of its beauty, power, and purpose — of its exquisite and intelligent design.
The reviewers that insist this work is “ludicrous,” a “smear,” or a “hatchet job” are wrong; it is none of these.